Past Events

Friday, January 29 2021

Theatre & Film in Palestine with Saleh Bakri and Guy Elhanan

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a live event with Palestinian film and theater actor, Saleh Bakri and Israeli actor and playwright, Guy Elhanan to discuss theatre in Palestine and Israel, censorship of the arts, inequity in funding, as well as their individual careers.

How Artists Resist: Palestinian Political Cartoons
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
12 PM ET • 5 PM GMT

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts three brilliant cartoonists who have directed their art at highlighting the spirit of Palestinian resistance in the face of a brutal Israeli regime. Join us for a discussion with Sara Qaed, Mohammad Sabaaneh, and Carlos Latuff about the power of cartoons, Palestine’s rich history of the arts, and how each artist approaches their work.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
1:00 PM (PT)  • 4:00 PM (ET)

A One on One, No Holds Barred Conversation: From Palestine to Maradona

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a discussion with longtime friend and Australian activist, Robert Martin. From Palestine to Maradona: no topic will go untouched and no stone left unturned. An audience Q&A will follow the conversation. 

Wed. December 16, 2020 | 12 PM ET • 7 PM PALESTINE
Facing Imprisonment: A Conversation with Issa Amro

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a discussion with renown Palestinian human rights defender, Issa Amro, who has been the target of routine Israeli state persecution and is currently awaiting a decision by the Israeli military court which could lead to his conviction and imprisonment.

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Dec. 11, 2020 @ 1 PM ET // 8 PM PALESTINE

The Prospect for Change in Palestine in 2021
A Miko Peled Hosted Webinar

Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a discussion about Palestinian-led activism in 2021 with three tireless organizers, each representing a distinct region of Palestine: Al-Naqab desert, the West Bank, and Jerusalem. The four will discuss the prospect for change in the upcoming year as the role of grassroots activism and popular movement building becomes one of the few vehicles for enacting material change on the ground for Palestinian civil society.

Dec. 7, 2020 @ 12 PM MST

Palestinian Return Centre presents
The Inalienable Right: Opening Panel – Return Week

Join us for the first annual Return Week, which will be opened by a distinguished panel of speakers who will be speaking specifically on the inalienable Palestinian right of return. Watch online on Facebook live at Palestinian Return Centre.

Dec. 3, 2020 @ 7 PM ET

Miko Peled presents
12 Years of Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five

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Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a discussion with the sons and daughters of five Muslim community leaders (known as The Holy Land Foundation Five) who have faced relentless political persecution and ultimately imprisonment in what is one of the most egregious cases of domestic injustice committed in the name of America’s war on terror.   

Nov. 24, 2020 @ 12 PM EST

Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) presents
Biden and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

CIGA is an independent, nonprofit, research and public policy institution based in Istanbul, Turkey, and affiliated with Istanbul Zaim University. Its mission is “To conduct high quality research and analysis, educate the public and policy makers, train experts, and propose novel ideas and policy recommendations regarding global policies and relations impacting the Islamic world, and the development and progress of Muslim societies.”

Nov. 18, 2020 @ 11 AM EST

The Palestinian Refugees: Rights, Reality & Return
A Webinar hosted by Miko Peled
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Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a discussion focused on the Palestinian right of return with the authors of the new book, Palestinian Refugees in International Law, Francesca P. Albanese and Lex Takkenberg, as well as Umar al-Ghubari of Zochrot, an NGO working towards the reconceptualization of the return.

Nov. 9, 2020 @ 9 AM (PST) • 12 PM (EST) • 5 PM (GMT) 

A Webinar hosted by Miko Peled
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Author and activist, Miko Peled, hosts a roundtable discussion with Chris Williamson, Asa Winstanely, and Tony Greenstein in the aftermath of Jeremy Corbyn’s suspension from UK Labour. 

Nov. 7, 2020 @ 2 PM (EST)


From Doctor of Law, lobbyist, and fashionista, Lina Hadid, to renowned Palestinian scholar and lawyer, Diana Buttu, to son of former Israeli General and prominent Jewish anti-Zionist activist, Miko Peled, we discuss increasing normalization with Israel and how to resist through law, boycotts, social media, fashion, protests, and more.

Oct 28, 2020
9 AM (PT) • 12 PM (ET) • 7 PM (GMT+3)

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A discussion with two 1948 Palestinian citizens of Israel, Maisam Jaljuli and Hind Hajar Salman, who are fighting for justice amidst the political realities in Israel in their respective communities.

Oct 27, 2020
6 PM (London) – 2 PM (EST)

Palestine 101
An online event hosted by KCL Students For Justice For Palestine

University students, please join me in this important educational event which will be exploring the history, current affairs and future of Palestine as well as BDS and human rights activism. Speakers will include Hazem Jamjoum, Jehan Alfarra, Yara Hawari, and myself.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Georgetown University Students for Justice in Palestine & Georgetown University Qatar Students for Justice in Palestine presents
Antizionism vs Antisemitism

Join us for an honest discussion about the differences between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism, and why this distinction is important. The event will be led by Jerusalem-born activist, author, and social justice advocate Miko Peled, and sponsored by Georgetown Main Campus & Qatar’s SJP chapters. A Q&A session will follow.

Saturday October 17, 2020
15:00 BST / 10 AM EST

Association of Student Activism for Palestine (ASAP) presents
BDS and Silencing Palestinian Voices

Thursday, October 15, 2020
9 AM (PT) • 12 PM (ET) •
 5 PM (GMT+1)

The Trial of Julian Assange
A webinar hosted by Miko Peled

 In this upcoming online event, author and activist, Miko Peled, speaks with three prominent activists who have persistently advocated for Assange’s release and freedom: Roger Waters, John Pilger. and Ray McGovern.

Saturday October 10, 2020
1 PM – 6 PM (EDT)

Coalition for Civil Freedoms
10 Year Anniversary Gala

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Should Progressives Support the Biden-Harris Ticket?
Hosted by Miko Peled
September 23, 2020

Why is the Mainstream Media Silent on Palestine?
Hosted by Miko Peled
September 9, 2020

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Against Normalisation of Ties with Israel
Hosted by Asia Pacific Women’s Coalition for AlQuds and Palestine and Malaysian Women’s Coalition for Al-Quds and Palestine
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Malaysia Women’s Coalition for Al-Quds and Palestine (MWCQP), a coalition body consisting of over 15 NGOs in Malaysia, starting from January 13th, 2019, with Dr Fauziah Mohd Hasan; a gynecologist and activist as the first Chairperson. Learn more about the Malaysian Women’s Coalition for Al-Quds and Palestine at their website.

A Look Inside Palestinian and Israeli Classrooms
Hosted by Miko Peled
August 14, 2020

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Gaza’s Past, Present, and Future
Hosted by Miko Peled
Tuesday, July 28 2020

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Three Perspectives on Anti-Zionism
Hosted by Miko Peled
Thursday July 16 2020

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Israel’s Intervention in American Social Studies Curriculum (Part Two)
Hosted by Miko Peled
Wed. July 1, 2020

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The Implications of the Illegal Israeli Annexation of Palestine
Hosted by the American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Mon. June 29, 2020

The ADC is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage. In this ADC hosted online event, The Implications of the Illegal Israeli Annexation of Palestine, the panel consisted of Diana Buttu, Josh Reubner, Omar Baddar, and Miko Peled

Israel’s Intervention in American Social Studies Curriculum (Part One)
Hosted by Miko Peled
June 25, 2020

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Israel’s Interference in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
Hosted by Coalition for Civil Freedoms
FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020

The Coalition for Civil Freedoms is a not-for profit organization and is a coalition of national and local organizations as well as prominent individuals, whose mission is to educate the public about the erosion of civil and political freedoms in the society, and the abuses of prisoners within the U.S. criminal justice system especially after 9/11.

While many are familiar with Israel and its lobby’s influence on the American political establishment, a lesser known area of influence it enjoys is in U.S. courtrooms. This webinar will trace the targeting of Palestinian American activists and community members from 1988 with the LA 8 case to the post-9/11 Al-Arian, Al-Ashqar, and the Holy Land Five cases, among others. Join Miko Peled and Dr. Sami Al-Arian in conversation with special guest moderator Nora Barrows-Friedman on Israel’s destructive interference in the American justice system.

The Ongoing Nakba: Prisoners, Refugees, and Resistance Under COVID-19
Hosted by SUPER UW
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020

Students United for Palestine @ University of Washington (SUPER UW) is a diverse student-led group made up of students, faculty, and community members around the University of Washington in Seattle, working to educate students and the broader community about the struggle for Palestinian equal rights.

SUPER UW is excited to announce a webinar discussion with acclaimed author and human rights activist Miko Peled, scholar and activist Nooran Alhamdan, and filmmaker, organizer, and former candidate for Seattle City Council, Shaun Scott. In this online event, our guests will be discussing the ongoing Nakba, the coronavirus outbreak under the occupation, and its impact on prisoners, refugees, and current resistance efforts.

Above and Beyond Apartheid in Palestine: Where Do We Stand?
Hosted by the Muslim Students Association
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020

The Muslim Students Association was formed to serve Muslim students and alumni and facilitate their efforts to establish, develop, and maintain professionally-supported chapters of Muslim Student Associations. Emphasis is placed on the spiritual, religious, and social, civic growth and well-being of students.

This webinar will focus on the following issues:

  • Normalization: Israel’s Quest for Legitimizing Oppression Dr. Elhamd Kadkhoadei (Department of West Asia and North Africa Studies, University of Tehran)
  • Objective Journalism’s Achilles Heel: Israel Mnar A. Muhawesh (Founder of MintPress News, Independent Journalist)
  • Israel is not Just an apartheid state. It is far, far worse. What’s the solution? Miko Peled (Author, Speaker, and Human Rights activist)  

From Corbyn to Sanders: Are Zionist Organizations Targeting Progressive Politicians? (Part Two)
Hosted by Miko Peled

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The State of Palestine Due to the “State of Israel”
Hosted by Stellenbosch University’s Palestinian Solidarity Forum 
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020

Stellenbosch University’s Palestinian Solidarity Forum is a grassroots Pro-Palestinian university organization in South Africa. Join me for an online Zoom discussion between Aadila Mahomed (Founder & Chairperson of the  Stellenbosch University’s Palestinian Solidarity Forum) and myself. The state of Palestine due to the “state of Israel” is a brief overview of the history of the conflict, the effect this conflict would have on the rest of the world, as well as the situation being worsened with Covid-19; where we can see even more clearly, the injustice and lack of humanity Israel holds towards Palestinians. 

From Corbyn to Sanders: Are Zionist Organizations Targeting Progressive Politicians? (Part One)
Hosted by Miko Peled

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COVID-19 & Palestinian Prisoners
Hosted by Olive UK
APRIL 15, 2020

OLIVE UK is a London-based group that aims to mobilise Palestinian youth by raising awareness, enabling and empowering them on their journey towards a free and peaceful homeland.

In memory of the Palestinian Prisoner’s day, thousands of Palestinians are still behind Israeli bars and COVID-19 hit Israeli jails ruthlessly.
Join us at this 1-hour online seminar “COVID-19 and Prisoners” with Miko Peled.

Liberation Fridays: Miko Peled on Palestine and the BDS Movement
Hosted by Party for Socialism & Liberation – Washington D.C. Branch
Justice Center, Washington DC
March 13, 2020

The Key to Peace in Israel-Palestine with Miko Peled
Hosted By The Institute for Retired Persons
Wilson College (Science Center), Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
March 10, 2020

An Evening with Miko Peled
Hosted by Students for Justice in Palestine UCSD
Great Hall, University of California San Diego
March 5, 2020

An Evening with Miko Peled
Hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace – San Diego
All Soul’s Episcopal Church, San Diego, California|
March 4, 2020

An Evening with Miko Peled: The General’s Son
Hosted by Nevadans for Palestinian Human Rights
Cohen Theater UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada
March 2, 2020